Communication via social media or social networks is gaining importance at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). About 5.300 people follow KIT on Twitter and disseminate tweets. The community on the probably most important social media platform worldwide, Facebook, has about 13.200 fans (status: February 2014).
The New Media Division keeps the fans and followers updated by current press releases, information on events, and new videos of KIT or by live tweets and Facebook postings from own events, congresses or conferences.
Via new media, students, employees, and other friends can rapidly and directly communicate with KIT and with each other.
The following KIT institutions are represented on the social media platforms. The list is updated continuously (last update: August 2013).